By Izuchukwu Okosi Following the emergence of new Super Eagles star, Alex Iwobi, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hinted that more academy players at the club will follow the path of Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi to the Gunners' first team, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Iwobi, 19, has been in good form, scoring in the wins against ... Read MoreThe post Wenger Praises Iwobi Again, Expects More Special Youngsters appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu has hailed his club Papilo FC for winning the Imo State Federation Cup. In the final that was played on Sunday at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri, Papilo FC stunned Heartland FC 1-0 to emerge champions. Reacting to the win, Kanu also reserved special praise for the club's coach ... Read MoreThe post Kanu Celebrates Papilo FC Imo Federation Cup appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
West Ham have opted against making permanent the loan signings of Victor Moses and Emmanuel Emenike permanent in the summer. This was according to skysports who also reported that former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song is another player the London-based club are considering offloading in the summer. Moses completed a season-long loan move to West Ham ... Read MoreThe post West Ham To Allow Moses, Emenike Leave In Summer appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Chelsea have named Italy boss Antonio Conte as their manager. The former Juventus manager was announced on the Chelsea website on Monday after arriving in London on Sunday. “Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Antonio Conte as First Team Head Coach,” the officiall Chelsea website wrote. “Conte, who is currently the ... Read MoreThe post Chelsea Name Antonio Conte As New Manager appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Former Super Eagles skipper Joseph Yobo has expressed his pain over Everton’s slim 1-0 loss to Manchester United in Sundayâ€™s Premier League clash at Old Trafford. The former Toffees defender bemoaned the team’s unfortunate loss, pointing out that Everton did deserve to pick a draw against the Red Devils given their late bombardment during the ... Read MoreThe post Yobo Mourns Everton’s Loss To Man United appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Johnny Edward: HJK Helsinki winger Nnamdi Oduamadi has rued his missed goal opportunity in his side's 2 – 0 win over IFK Mariehamn on Saturday. The 25 year old Nigerian international was handed his first start of the season in the Veikkausliiga and went close to opening his goal account in the Finnish League with ... Read MoreThe post Oduamadi Rues Missed Goalâ€Ž, Eager To Shine ForÂ Helsinki appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Nigerian forward Rilwan Hassan scored for Midtjylland in their 2-0 home win against Brondby in the Danish League on Sunday. Hassan opened the scoring for Midtjylland in the 42nd minute before Martin Pusic sealed the win on 65 minutes. The goal was Hassan’s second in eight appearances this season. While Hassan later ... Read MoreThe post Hassan On Target In Midtjylland Win; Musa, Onazi Lose, Obi Wins appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By David Meshioye: Former Super Eagles defender Chidi Nwanu has said the Nigeria Football Federation took Nigerian football three steps backwards after the body agreed to hire Sunday Oliseh as national team manager. In an exclusive chat with Completesportsnigeria.com on Sunday, the former Beveren FC of Belgium defender stated that the NFF goofed in appointing ... Read MoreThe post Nwanu: NFF Should Never Have Hired Oliseh appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Sab Osuji: Nigeria ProfessionalFootball League side, Mountain of Fire and Miracles, on Sunday at the Agege Stadium defeated Bridge Boys 4-0 to win this yearâ€™s edition of the Lagos State FA Cup for the first time in the clubâ€™s history, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Sikiru Olatunbosun scored a brace with Onuwa Chukwuka scoring the third before ... Read MoreThe post FA Cup: MFM Crush Bridge Boys, Kanu’s Papilo FC Stun Heartland appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Manchester United stayed in the chase for fourth place in the Premier League with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Everton on Saturday. Anthony Martial scored the only goal of the match as United moved to within one point of the top four in the Premier League table. Martial struck early in the second period to ... Read MoreThe post United Pip Everton, Stay In Top Four Hunt appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Asisat Oshoala put up a fine performance as Arsenal Ladies beat Notts County Ladies 4-3 on penalties at the Meadow Park on Sunday to move into the last four of the Women’s FA Cup, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The game ended in a 2-2 draw after 120 minutes with penalties needed to separate both ... Read MoreThe post Oshoala Shines As Arsenal Reach FA Cup Semis appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
The Super Falcons will fly out to Dakar on Tuesday for the first leg of their 2016 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations final qualifying fixture against their Senegalese counterparts, the Nigeria Football Federation have announced. The Senegalese Football Federation confirmed to the NFF that the first leg match will take place in Dakar on Friday, ... Read MoreThe post AFCON Qualifier: Falcons Off To Senegal Tuesday, Omagbemi Confident appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Leicester extended their lead in the top of the English Premier League to seven points after they battled to defeat Southampton 1-0 in Sunday’s clash at the King Power Stadium. The only goal of the game was scored by Leicester skipper Wes Morgan in the first half, his first goal of the season. It was ... Read MoreThe post Leicester Edge Closer To EPL Title After Nervy Southampton Win appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Sone Aluko scored his third goal of the season for Hull City who thumped Osaze Odemwingie's Bristol City 4-0 at the Kingston Stadium on Saturday.Happy Bruce, while appraising the performance of his team, recognized the contribution Nigeria international, Aluko, whose heroics match confounded Bristol City defence throughout the game.The post Hull City Coach, Bruce Hails Terrific Aluko appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
CD Feirense goalkeeper, Dele Alampasu, feels he is back to his best after fully recovering from an acute appendicitis which kept him out of action for three weeks, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.Alampasu who was on the bench as his Portuguese Segunda Liga side forced Olhanense to a goalless draw on Saturday, told Completesportsnigeria.com he hopes to make his league debut before the end of the season.The post Alampasu Happy To Be Back, Target More Feirense Action appeared first on Complete Sports
Arsenal midfielder, Meizut Ozil has showered encomium on Nigeria youngster, Alex Iwobi following his superlative showing for the club in their 4-0 win against Watford at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.Iwobi scored in the 38 minute, to make it two goals in his last two games for the Gunners.The post Ozil Hails Amazing Iwobi appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
In an exclusive interview with Completesportsnigeria.com's SAB OSUJI, Former Nigeria left-back, Ben Iroha appraises the Super Eagles under Samson Siasia, and concludes that the stopgap coach will succeed in leading the team to 2018 World Cup.The onetime Vitesse of Holland defender and 1994 Nations Cup winner, insists Sunday Oliseh resigned at the wrong time as Super Eagles coach. Iroha also takes a swipe at NFFâ€™s pronouncement to shut local coaches out of senior national team job. Recalling Stephen
OSC Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has been shortlisted for the Marc-Vivien Foe prize for the best African player in the French Ligue 1 this season, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.The award was created by RFI and now presented jointly with France 24 to reward one of 110 African players who plays in France.The post Enyeama Shortlisted For Foe Award appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Former England international, Trevor Sinclair has stated that England might rue the thought of allowing Arsenal youngster, Alex Iwobi, to pledge his international allegiance to Nigeria, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.Iwobi featured in his first official game for Nigeria in their 1-1 draw against Egypt in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Kaduna. He also played in the reverse fixture in Alexandria which Egypt won 1-0The post Sinclair: England Losing Iwobi Might Be Very Very Costly appeared
Pharaohs of Egypt defender Rami Rabia has opened up on the motivation of the seven time Africa Cup of Nations champions in their double 2017 AFCON qualifiers against Nigeria, Completesportsnigeria.com reportsRabia who plays for Egyptian top side Al Ahly was inspirational in the two games - in Kaduna and Alexandria on March 25 and 29, 2016 and the defender spoke to Egypt's leading football website, Kingfut, on the outcome of those confrontations.The post Rami Rabia: How Egypt Stopped Super Eagles